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HERE'S WHATS COMING UP HERE AT OUR MARINA...

Holiday Potluck Luncheon- Dec 8th
Our annual culinary festival, at the Marina Room in the MDR Hotel. This is held 1-4pm on the same day as the Holiday Boat Parade. Bring a dish to share and show off your cooking skills!

Boat parade kicks off with fireworks at 5:55pm, until 8pm. Dress warmly.
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Game Night- Nov. 17th
Play games with us! Poker, bingo, and more... snacks and beverages provided. At the MDR Hotel, 6-9pm. Bring a canned/nonperishable food item to donate to canned food drive to benefit Westside Food Bank.
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Movie Night- October 20th, 7pm
Join us outside for "Captain Ron"! Popcorn and movie treats provided. Movie starts promptly, bring some cozy blankets.
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September 22- Catalina Cruise-In, Part II
Our second Catalina rendezvous in one summer! This time, all Southern California Almar Marinas will meet in Two Harbors at the West Bandstand area near the beach. Noon- 4pm. Games and prizes! We provide meat to grill, bring a dish to share and whatever you would like to drink. Please RSVP at the Marina Office! 310-822-0316
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August 11- 6th Annual Boater BBQ
Our biggest event of the year! Food, live band, keg, prizes, and more! Right here next to the Marina Office, Noon to 3pm.
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July 14- Catalina Cruise-In
Join us in Two Harbors, Catalina for our annual Catalina Cruise-In BBQ. We will have a dinghy cocktail raft up on July 13th, and then the BBQ is on Saturday. Burgers, hot dogs, and drinks provided, please bring a dish to share.
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June 9th- "When Something Goes Wrong..."
Join us 1-3pm to learn what to do in multiple different sea emergencies:
Fire onboard; thru-hull fails; line caught in prop; man overboard; and more.

Snacks and beverages provided. Location in front of marina office.

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May 19th- Doggie Day at the Marina, 1-3pm
Bring your four-legged friends and your family for Dog Day at the marina- Prizes for Best Costume, Best Trick, and Cutest! Chili dogs will be grilled, with all the fixins', beverages, and snacks for humans and canines.
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APRIL 21st- Boaters' Swap Meet- 8am to 3pm
New and used boat items, electronics, motors, tools, hardware, anchors, fishing gear, and more! Come cruise the deals, or get a sale space... call the marina office to reserve a parking space. (310) 822-0316

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March 31st- The "What-not" about Knots! 1-3pm
Everyone learned multiple knots and line maintenance thanks to local rigger Aleks Tamulis. Snacks and beverages were enjoyed, and the early morning sprinkles cleared up just in time for the seminar. Thanks for joining!

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Dec. 10th: Holiday Potluck Luncheon + Boat Parade
Our annual potluck luncheon is coming up on December 10th, 1-4pm in the Marina Room at the MDR Hotel. Bring your favorite dish to share with fellow boaters, we are always impressed with the variety!

Later that evening is the Holiday Boat Parade, starting with fireworks at 5:55pm.
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Nov. 19- GAME NIGHT!
Join us for our annual event, Game Night, Saturday November 19th, 6pm. In the Edgewater Room at the MDR Hotel. We will be playing poker, blackjack, roulette, bingo, and more! Pizza and beverages provided.

We are also having a canned food drive, please bring a nonperishable food item to the office by or before Game Night to donate to the Westside Food Bank.

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October 15th: Movie Night
Join us for Movie Night, we are watching "Pirates of the Caribbean III: At World's End" October 15th, at 6:30. Wine, beer, soda, candy, and fresh popcorn provided!

Location: Back of Office building. Bring a blanket for the cold.
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Sep. 23rd and 24th- Catalina Cruise-In
Take your boat over to Two Harbors, Catalina to join us for our Annual Catalina Cruise-In. Friday evening is a cocktail dinghy raft-up, and then Saturday at Noon we have a BBQ picnic on the beach. We provide burgers and drinks, bring a dish to share. Horseshoe tournament and bocce ball, prizes galore. RSVP at the office (310) 822-0316. See you there!
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AUG 13th- Annual Boater BBQ!
Noon to 3:30pm, our biggest event of the year! Held next to the office, we BBQ burgers and hot dogs, and provide beverages. Please bring a dish to share. Raffle prizes, live music, and more! See you there. laughing
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Paradise Cove Rendezvous Adventure: JULY 23rd, 12-4pm
Come by land or sea, there will be water and beach activies. Potluck picnic on the beach. Games, Prizes, Fun, Sun, Sand & Waves!
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Anchor Out seminar, June 18th 2-4pm
You are invited to join us for this informative hands-on demonstration of anchoring practices, followed by a question & answer session.
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Cruising Mexico Presentation, MAY 21st
If you have ever wanted to cruise Mexico and the Sea of Cortez you will love this slideshow from experienced sailor and author Dick Drechsler! Held at the Marina Room at the MDR Hotel, SATURDAY May 21st, 2-4pm. Please RSVP to the marina office to reserve a seat: 310-822-0316.
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Marinafest 2011! Sat May 14 & Sun May 15
Marinafest is more than a boat show, it's a celebration of our marina community. In addition to an incredible array of boats, MarinaFest will have a wide range of boating accessories, electronics and water sports equipment including kayaks, windsurfers, and paddleboards. There will be a demonstration by a fire boat, booths from local companies, Zac & Abby Sunderland, music, prizes, and more!

Adults= $10, kids 12 and under are free Visit our office for 1/2 off ticket!

Saturday 10-6, Sunday 11-5 at the corner of Bali and Admiralty
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APRIL 16- Boater Yard Sale 8:30am-2pm
Our Annual Boater Yard Sale is coming up, so clean out those dockboxes and storage! Sell spaces are free to our boaters, RSVP at the office. We advertise in the Log, Argonaut, Mariner, and Craigslist. See you there!
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Basic Chart Reading- MARCH 12, 2-4pm
Our first event of the year, Basic Chart Reading will be taught by Captain Ken Voight of the US Coast Guard Power Squadron. Learn how to use paper charts- invaluable knowledge if your electronics go down, and fun!

Marina Room on the side of the Marina del Rey Hotel
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Holiday Potluck Lunch- DEC 11, Noon
Bring your favorite dish to share with fellow boaters! Our annual Holiday Potluck will be in the Marina Room in the MDR Hotel. After feasting, stick around for the Boat Parade at 6pm.
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Game Night- Sat. November 13th, 5:30pm
Come join in the fun! Blackjack, bingo, dominoes, and many other games for all ages. We provide drinks and snacks. We are also collecting canned goods to donate to the Westside Food Bank.
Location: Marina Room, MDR Hotel.
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Voyages of "Last Resort"- September 25, 6:30pm
Sailor, author, and cancer survivor Dick Drechsler will share his inspirational real life adventures and photos of cruising Mexico and Alaska with his wife Sharon. Location at the MDR Hotel, Marina Room. As usual, snacks and beverages provided!
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Boater Appreciation BBQ- August 14, noon to 3pm
Our 4th Annual Boater BBQ! This is our biggest event of the year, and so much fun. We have live music, burgers, hot dogs, and raffle giveaways! Please bring a dish to share for our potluck, and let us know if you are available to help set-up, cook, or cleanup.

RSVP with the office at 310.822.0316 Hope to see you at the party!



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Movie Night- July 17th, 7:30pm
The movie will be “Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World”. Fresh popcorn, candy, and drinks provided. In the Chart Room of the MDR Hotel (on the 3rd floor).
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Green Boating Seminar- June 18, 5:45pm
Join us in the Edgewater Room at MDR Hotel for Green Boating! Hosts Paul Skipper from S & K Dive and Michelle Kearney of the Santa Monica Bay Restoration Foundation will be giving tips on how to keep our marine environment clean. Free goodie bag and Free pumpout service sign-up!! Refreshments provided.
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MARINAFEST 2010, June 12-13, Admiralty and Bali Way
Boat show and marina celebration! Check out listed power and sailboats, watch a coast guard demonstration, visit local vendor stands, and go on a harbor cruise. Admission is $10, but we have 50% coupons in the office! Children 12 and under are free. Sat. June 12 10am-6pm, Sun June 13 11am-5pm.
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MAY 15- Catalina Island Cruise-In Weekend
Join us for a weekend in Two Harbors! BBQ, Horseshoe contest, and Raft-up.

Start the season off right with a weekend at Isthmus Cove in Catalina! We provide the burgers, dogs, and drinks. Please bring a dish to share with your fellow boaters. Our location is great this year, in the Bandstand area right on the beach!

UPDATE: We had a fantastic time at Isthmus, thanks to all who came out! The hazy morning weather cleared up just in time for the BBQ, and the horseshoes competition was fierce. Plenty of food and drinks for all, and everyone had a great time. See you next year!!

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